He was bred in the 1800s for his keen nose to be a hunting dog
His exact origin is unknown, but he seems to have come from the old Spanish Pointer from Germany
Personality and Behavior
He has a very good nose and might wander off after an interesting smell
He's very intelligent
He's friendly, even-tempered and reliable
He's very athletic and has loads of stamina
He's affectionate with his human family
He's good with kids
He's very easy to train. He learns commands very quickly.
He sheds quite a bit of hair. You'll find some hair stuck to your clothes, couch and carpets.
Grooming / Maintenance
His short coat only needs to be brushed occasionally. However, because it sheds you may find yourself brushing it once a week, or more, to minimize the hair in your home (what you remove with a brush doesn't end up on the couch!).